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Mera Peak Trekking & Climbing

Towering to 6,654m, Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. It stands to the south of Mount Everest and dominates the watershed between the heavily wooded valleys of the Hinku and Hongu Drankas. The view from the summit is one of the finest in the Himalaya with five 8000m peaks visible: Everest, Lhotse, Cho oyu, Makalu and Kanchenjunga. Mera peak trail starts by walking east from Lukla, working it’s way through the area of Barun National Park. Here, we trek through the terrace landscape of the eastern remote Nepalese foothills, passing blue pine, rhododendron and small Sherpa villages to reach Mera base camp. After summitting Mera the trek offers the option of returning on the same trail back or by a different route, depending on your available time. Mera peak has an alpine difficulty grade. It is suited to aspirational climbers or to highly experienced trekkers with a high level of fitness. It is a physically demanding ‘snow trek’ with straight forward climbing.

As with all our treks, we can be flexible with the itinerary and can adjust many details according to your time, availability and special interests.

Trip Facts

  • Trip duration: - 18 days from Kathmandu
  • Grade: - Adventure
  • Highest point: - Mera peak, (6654m)
  • Best season: - October, November, March & April.
  • Meal Plan:- Breakfast in Kathmandu & Full board on Trek.
  • Physical rating: -

  • Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport Kathmandu. Pick up by Sherpa Brothers treks representative, transfer to hotel check in and welcome drink from receptionist. Rest and briefing about trip, O/N in hotel with bed and breakfast
  • Day 02 Half day sightseeing around world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and preparation for the trip.  In the evening welcome dinner offer from Sherpa Brothers treks at typical Nepalese cultural restaurant, O/N in hotel with bed and breakfast
  • Day 03 Morning scenic flight to Lukla and trek to Chhutanga [3200m / 10500ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 4 hours
  • Day 04 Rest day, hike to (4000m) and acclimatization, O/N in tea house : Approx 5 hours
  • Day 05 Chhutanga to Kharkiteng [3750m / 12403ft], O/N tea house  : Approx 3 hours
  • Day 06 Kharkiteng to Chhatra buk [4200m / 13781ft], O/N in tea house  : Approx 6 hours
  • Day 07 Chhatra buk to Kote [3600m / 11813ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 6 hours
  • Day 08 Kote to Thangnak [4200m / 13781ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 6 hours
  • Day 09 Rest day and acclimitazation at Thagnak hike to [5000m / 16407ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 4 hours
  • Day 10 Thagnak to Khare [4900m / 16078ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 6 hours
  • Day 11 Khare to Mera la [5400m / 17719ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 6 hours
  • Day 12 Mera la to Mera high camp [5800m / 19032ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 5 hours
  • Day 13 Summit Mera Peak (6476m / 21250ft] and trek back to Khare, O/N in tea house  : Approx 8 hours
  • Day 14 Khare to Kote [3600m / 11813ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 7 hours
  • Day 15 Kote to Chhatra buk [4200m / 13781ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 7 hours
  • Day 16 Chhatra buk to Lukla [2810m / 9220ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 7 hours
  • Day 17 Extra day for weather contingency
  • Day 19 After having early morning breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu. Rest, free time and  last minute shopping in Kathmandu, O/N in hotel with bed and breakfast
  • Day 18 As per flight time, pick up from hotel and drop 3 hour earlier to international airport for home departure
Cost Included

  • Accommodation and food during  15 days  Mera  peak climbing  period
  • Professional and experience license holder trekking guide salary and  insurance
  • Porter salary, equipment and insurance
  • Airfare to Lukla and back to Kathmandu with guide
  • standard 3 star category hotel with deluxe bb in Kathmandu for 4 nights or Extra 2 days for weather contingency
  • Barun National park permit
  • Airport receive and departure 4 times
  • Trip route map
  • Mera peak permit
  • License holder professional and experience climbing guide salary, insurance
  • 3 days tent accommodation and food during the climbing
  • Fix rope + snow bar
  • Warm sleeping bag + mattress
  • Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu world heritage sites
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu
Cost Excluded

  • Personal nature expense
  • Bar and bevrage bills
  • Personnal insurance
  • Personal climbing equipments
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Unforeseen accidental rescue
  • Days beyond the itinerary
  • Extra day at base camp because of change in weather
  • Tips for staff
Additional Info

Physical Grading Level

Four circles indicate the adventure grade trip. It usually requires 6-7 hours of walking every day  and approaching on top of the peak is the altitude demanding & challenging  part of the trip. Participant must have physical fit and at least, 5000 m altitude trekking experience and basic climbing skills is require.  It is vital that participants with pre-existing health problems or conditions should make these known to us at the time of booking.

Accommodation and Food

4 nights in 3 star hotels with Deluxe BB in Kathmandu on twin sharing, 11 days standard twin sharing mountain tea house accommodation and food on full board and 2 nights tented accommodation and food during the climbing period on full board. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/ coffee, all hot drinks and cold tang juice including hot chocolate.

Travel Insurance

Sherpa Brothers Treks Expedition Pvt. Ltd. take every care to make our treks safe and enjoyable. All our routes are scouted to ensure the trails are safe and the facilities along route are of an acceptable standard. In addition, we have vast experience of trekking at altitude and are trained to deal with Acute Altitude Sickness. However, due to terrain, weather and altitude, risk is not always predictable in the Himalaya. To ensure you have a worry free time with us, personal travel insurance is essential to cover the cost of unforeseen accident, illness or rescue. The costs involved can be large and personally overwhelming in the unlikely event of accident or injury.
All Nepalese staff, guides and porters employed by Sherpa Brothers Pvt. Ltd. are covered locally but we regret that we cannot offer insurance for our clients.
Sherpa Brothers Treks and Expedition Pvt.Ltd. is not liable should anything go wrong due to unforeseen circumstances.
When choosing an insurance policy be sure to confirm with your insurer that your policy covers adventure holidays and trekking at high altitude. Some insurers makes special exception for these types of trip so please read the small print and contact your insurer if you are unsure.

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